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Red wine ice cream with basil

27 mayo, 2021

If you are one of those who love wine and also spicy flavors, this red wine ice cream with basil is for you. We share a recipe for you to enjoy its incredible flavor.

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Basil Red Wine Ice Cream Recipe


  • 700 ml of red wine
  • 500 g of frozen berries
  • 150 g of sugar or sweetener of your choice
  • 5 basil leaves

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  • Blend the fruits, wine, basil and sweetener until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into a glass bowl and cover. Put it in the freezer and let it sit overnight or for 8 hours.
  • Serve with the help of an ice cream scoop and decorate with some basil leaves.

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Curiosities of red wine to enjoy your dessert

Red wine

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  • The Greeks knew wine as “the drink of the gods” because there were very few who could enjoy it (it was very expensive and difficult to obtain).
  • Both Greeks and Romans had their god of wine: the Greek Dionysus and the Roman Bacchus. Despite having different names, it was the same entity. He cared for the wine harvests and was also the god of fertility.
  • It is believed that it was the Iraqis and Iranians who invented the wine.
  • The oldest winery is also believed to be over 8,000 years old, and this one is located in Georgia.
  • There are many types of grapes to make different types of wine: hence there are different ones: Cabernet, Sauvignon and Merlot are the most popular.

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